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  1. Washington basketball coach Mike Hopkins to thank Huskies fans with Starbucks cardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2018 | Seattle Times

    Mike Hopkins, after his first season as the Washington basketball coach, has come up with a unique way to thank Huskies fans. Hopkins decided to take the $15,000 bonus he earned in being named the Pac-12 coach of the year to buy 1,250 Starbucks gift cards at $12 apiece.

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  2. Lit Life: Sam Hamill, 'the dean of Northwest poets,' left major...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2018 | Seattle Times

    Though the life of a poet is thought of as a solitary one, Sam Hamill loved company; friends tell of a man who took great pleasure in evenings of conversation and storytelling, often over Malbec or sake. Sam Hamill, who died earlier this month, was an acclaimed poet and a co-founder and longtime editor of Port Townsend-based Copper Canyon Press, one of the country's most respected and prestigious poetry presses.

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  3. Washington state poet-publisher-activist Sam Hamill dies at age 74Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | Seattle Times

    Sam Hamill, a poet, translator and anti-war activist who as co-founder of Copper Canyon Press published works by Pablo Neruda, W.S. Merwin and many other celebrated poets, has died at age 74. Hamill died Saturday at his home in Anacortes, following a period of ill health. His death was announced by Copper Canyon, which he, Bill O'Daly and Tree Swenson helped start in 1972.

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  4. The EPA has forgotten its one job: protecting the environmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2018 | Seattle Times

    "Our mission is to protect human health and the environment," the agency's website confirms, just in case there was any doubt. Yet in recent months, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt has set the agency on a path that strays far from this fundamental ethos.

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  5. No rescue by Congress for local $75M fishing boat that can't fish in U.S. watersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2018 | Seattle Times

    America's Finest, a $75 million, 264-foot catcher processor, is shown here at the dock at the Dakota Creek Industries shipyard in Anacortes. By now, it was supposed to be working off Alaska, the newest addition to the fleet of Kirkland-based Fishermen's Finest, but the hull construction ran afoul of the Jones Act, so it can't fish in U.S. waters.

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  6. Podcast: why should Washington state impose a carbon tax after rejecting one in 2016?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2018 | Seattle Times

    This April 2, 2010 file photo shows a Tesoro Corp. refinery, including a gas flare flame that is part of normal plant operations, in Anacortes, Wash. In 2016, Washington voters soundly rejected Initiative 732 , which would have made the state the first in the U.S. to create a carbon tax on emissions from refineries, vehicles and power plants.

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  7. Vehicle drives off dock at Anacortes ferry terminalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2018 | Seattle Times

    A vehicle drove through a "traffic arm" and into the water Thursday morning at the Anacortes ferry terminal, officials said. No personal attacks or insults, no hate speech, no profanity.

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  8. Washington state to oversee containment of farmed fishRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2017 | Seattle Times

    A week after the escape of thousands of Atlantic salmon into the waters off the San Juan Islands, the state has set up an incident command center to respond more quickly and with greater coordination. Three state agencies, the Department of Natural Resources, Fish & Wildlife and Ecology, are pooling resources to oversee the containment and recovery of the farmed, nonnative fish.

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